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Bearcats win Dixie 10U district

The Sherman Bearcats ages 10 & under won the AAA Division District Championship for Dixie Youth Baseball. The tournament was held in Sherman at Old Settlers Park and hosted by the Sherman Youth Sports Association. Now these boys are headed to the Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament which will be held in Texarkana on July 11-14. Other teams that played in the tournament were Bonham, Cooke County American, Cooke County National, Whitesboro, Melissa, and Anna. Bonham finished second and also qualified for the State Tournament. Pictured are: Top row (from left): Coaches Mike Williams, Kenny Baker, Chad Fine. Middle row: Trevor Churchwell, Caleb Williams, Caleb Thompson, Riley Carroll, Phoenix Grant. Bottom row: Ayden Burgos, Braydon Hart, Derek Baker, Dane Casselberry, Greyson Ledbetter, Jarronn Daniels.

Denison All-Stars win tournament

The Denison all-star 13/14 boys age group won the Ranger Baseball District 1 tournament Wednesday night in a 10-1 win over Anna. Denison’s Kaleb McAlester was awarded the tournament MVP for his outstanding pitching and Luke Rich was awarded the tournament defensive MVP for his play behind the plate as catcher. Denison will now travel to Longview for the state tournament scheduled July 11-16.Pictured are: Back: Jerry Bruce, Joey Robinson, Kaleb McAlester, Connor Lockler, Cade Gordy, Tate Matthews, Chase Abbott, Kevin Eskue, Pierce Barker (missing); Front: Blake Alexander, Dylan Hall, Nick Moreno, Luke Rich, Ryan Nuncio.

SE, Keystone create sports network

DURANT — Southeastern athletics has announced a five-year partnership with Keystone Broadcasting Corporation which will form the Southeastern Sports Network and make SE sporting events available on the radio throughout most of Southeastern Oklahoma as well as giving fans throughout the world the opportunity to follow the Savage Storm live via the Internet.

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STEM Series at Grayson County Speedway

2014 STEM champ at Grayson County Speedway, Buba Long of Sherman, flies around turn 4 at the track last Saturday night. The STEM National Touring Series races at the track this Saturday along with the regular classes of cars, modified, limited modified, street stock, and the novice classes. Gates open at 5 p.m. with opening ceremonies starting at 8 p.m. For information, please call 903-892-3157 or go to .

SE’s Schmidt wins team roping title

CASPER, Wyo. — Southeastern’s Kolton Schmidt and teammate Sawyer Barham of Coffeyville CC completed their charge through the College National Finals Rodeo by turning in the second-fastest time of the final round, a 6.2, to solidify their lead and lock up a national championship.

SOSU announces top athletes

DURANT — Southeastern Oklahoma State announced that Maksim Fil has earned the athletic department’s Male Athlete of the Year honor while Ari-Anna Flynn and Emily Williams have been named Co-Female Athletes of the Year.

J.B. Webb — The rain just won’t stay away

This is getting ridiculous — just when I think I can start getting our boat ramp in order for summer (several days of sunshine helped) and admiring my trash barrels rising from the depths, we get this warning about another chance of water going over the spillway again. It will be the fifth time an event that’s only supposed to happen once in a 100 years will prove the government wrong again.